Space Science

Resources

Tomatosphere

Tomatosphere™

Through Tomatosphere™, your students will investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seeds. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.
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Tomatosphere™

Miriam Micael with rocket in background

Miriam Micael

Job Title
Engineer, Project Management
As a project manager at the Canadian Space Agency, Miriam makes sure projects get done on time and on budget.
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Miriam Micael

Astronaut Walking on Mars or the Moon

Earth vs. Mars

Grade
6 9
Learn about the characteristics of the Earth and Mars, two planets in our Solar System.
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Earth vs. Mars

Thomas Graham

Thomas Graham

Job Title
Professor
Thomas Graham is a Professor at the University of Guelph.
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Thomas Graham

Image showing the physics of flight on a drone.

Resources on Physics and Aerospace

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to physics and aerospace.
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Resources on Physics and Aerospace

Student drawn postcard representing habitation spheres on an extra-terrestrial planet.

Send a Postcard to Space

Send a postcard to space and back thanks to a partnership with Club for the Future. The Club’s mission is to inspire students to pursue careers in STEM and help visualize the future of life in space. This page describes the project and how to get your postcards to space.
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Send a Postcard to Space

Meteor seen through an opening in the trees

Meteoroids, Meteors and Meteorites

Learn about where and when to find meteoroids, meteors and meteorites.
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Meteoroids, Meteors and Meteorites

Jupiter’s atmosphere taken from NASA's Juno spacecraft

The Outer Solar System

Learn about the amazing planets and moons of the outer Solar System.
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The Outer Solar System

Testing of the Boeing Starliner spacesuit

Testing Spacesuit Material

Learn about a new material for spacesuits and the engineer who designed it.
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Testing Spacesuit Material

Tyson Haverkort en vidéoconférence

Tyson Haverkort

Job Title
Geospatial Solutions Specialist
Tyson Haverkort is a Geospatial Solutions Specialist for Teck Resources Ltd.
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Tyson Haverkort

Space lander

How can we land a model space probe?

Design and build a model space probe.
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How can we land a model space probe?

Cross-section of the Earth showing layers.

Why does the Earth have Layers?

An in-depth look at how the Earth got its layers.
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Why does the Earth have Layers?

Skyglow from a city and highway

Light Pollution

Light can be a type of pollution. Learn about the damage it causes to people and living things as well as how you can prevent it.
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Light Pollution

compass pointing north

How can I tell which way is north at night?

Do you like to look at the stars? What can you identify in the night sky? Try finding some important constellations tonight!
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How can I tell which way is north at night?

Adult and children looking through telescope

The Optics of Telescopes

Learn about telescopes, how they work & why they're important to astronomers.
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The Optics of Telescopes